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“The Reddest of the Blacks”


For the past several months, I’ve been researching the life of Lovett Fort-Whiteman. Here’s a short film I made about his eventual arrest and death in Stalinist Russia.

Russia’s Long Hangover

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Guest:

Shaun Walker is the former Moscow correspondent for the Independent and most recently for the Guardian. Educated at Oxford University in Russian and Soviet History, he’s since lived and worked as a journalist in Russia for over a decade. His new book is The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past published by Oxford University Press.

Music:

Rufus Thomas, “Itch and Scratch (Part 1),” Funkiest Man Alive: The Stax Funk Sessions 1967-1975, 2002.